Vintage Womens 1940s Hats

Hat styles in the first part of the 1940s were essentially a continuation of the forms that had been popular in the 1930s, especially small examples since materials for all types of clothing, including hats, were rationed. At times, hats took their inspiration from the war effort itself, seen most obviously in the trend toward berets for women. Designers of berets were endlessly inventive, creating hats that sat on the head at a tilted...Continue Reading